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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1065-07
August 30, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Spc. Edward L. Brooks, 25, of Dayton, Ohio, died Aug. 29 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-5816/8694.